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About the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)

The American Society of Animal Science is a membership society that supports the careers of scientists and animal producers in the United States and internationally. ASAS is a 501c3 Professional Membership Organization.

For over 100 years, ASAS broadened membership to more than 5000 members. We’ve developed diverse and dynamic membership programs, and fostered the growth of the premier journal in animal science and the premier animal science meetings.

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For every federal dollar invested in agricultural research there are $15 generated in economic development.

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Enrollment in Agricultural science programs has increased 21% in the last decade, reaching 146,000 students.

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Pet ownership saves the U.S. $11.7 billion per year in healthcare costs, and reduces the incidence of obesity by 5%.

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Today, more than 50% of students enrolled in animal science programs come from a non-agricultural background.

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Advancements in animal science allow the U. S. pork industry to use 41% less water, 78% less land, and 35% less carbon footprint than 50 years ago.

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The Journal of Animal Science (JAS) publishes more than 500 articles annually, originating from countries on six continents.

Become an ASAS member

Membership is open to individuals, organizations, or firms interested in research and application, instruction, or extension in animal science or associated with the production, processing, marketing, or distribution of livestock and livestock products.

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